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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Warrant/Fugitive Division Felony Arrest Report #PGSO

Upper Marlboro, MD…The Sheriff’s Office Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the following felony arrests:
  
Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Almon Wheeler of Fort Washington, MD, who was wanted on an arrest warrant for Armed Robbery that was obtained by County Police on October 8, 2015.

According to the warrant, on the day the warrant was obtained, in the 8000 block of Oxon Hill Drive in Fort Washington, MD, Wheeler and another male arranged a meeting over a purchase of a cellphone. During the transaction, Wheeler entered the victims’ car holding a black shopping bag when he is alleged to have pulled out a handgun and demanded his property. The warrant further states that Wheeler instructed the victim to drive to the nearest money machine and withdraw money, after which he fled the scene.

Upon receipt of the warrant, deputies’ investigation determined that Wheeler could be located in the 8000 block of Fort Foote Road in Fort Washington, MD. Deputies went to the residence where Wheeler was located and taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the Upper Marlboro Correctional Facility for processing.

Wheeler is also charged with Kidnapping, Robbery, First Degree Assault and Firearm Use/Felony Violent Crime.

Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

Sheriff’s deputies arrested Joel Dejesus of Greenbelt, MD, who was wanted on an arrest warrant for Armed Robbery that was obtained by the Maryland National Capital Park Police on November 16, 2015.

According to the warrant, on September 22, 2015, in the 5000 block of Silk Tree Drive in Riverdale, MD, Dejesus and three other suspects approached a male victim in a community park. At the park, Dejesus is alleged to have pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded his book bag and money, after which they fled the scene.

Upon receipt of the warrant, deputies’ investigation determined that Dejesus could be located in the 6000 block of Springhill Drive in Greenbelt, MD, where was located and taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the Maryland National Capital Park Police Headquarters.

Dejesus is also charged with Firearm Use/Felony Violent Crime, Reckless Endangerment, First and Second Degree Assault and Theft less than $1,000.

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